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Red Canyon Sofware - Exploring Other Planets, Improving Our Own

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*filled* Mobility Application Developer


ASAP - six months

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Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind reach the stars!
Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven individual to be a mobility application developer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements. The successful candidate should be self-motivated and able to work productively without constant direct supervision. He/she will be given latitude to establish priorities, determine technical objectives and define the most efficient approaches to completing assignments.

This position will support NREL’s human centered energy services division by building a mobile application that aids individuals in their daily mobility planning. Application features will include multi-mode segmentation of travel and integration of other mobility related data gathered from cloud resources and third party applications such as presence of ride sharing services, weather data, real-time traffic data, public transportation routes and timetables and personal calendar information.

Required Skills:
• Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining Android and/ or iOS applications and creating asynchronous server backend preferably in a Python framework
• User authentication. Public key cryptography
• Database management like MongoDB or similar preferred
• Must have experience integrating data from API’s, remote web services and working with OAuth protected data
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or related field
• U.S. Citizen

Minimum Skills:
• Requires a bachelor's degree plus 5 years of experience
• Eight years of directly related work experience may be used to satisfy the bachelor's degree requirement
• A master's degree in a discipline associated with the profession may be used to satisfy two years of the experience required


Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”
Red Canyon contracts with NASA, USAF, NREL, Lockheed Martin, LASP at CU Boulder, SEAKR Engineering, and Ball Aerospace among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mark Reconnaissance Orbiter, Crew Exploration Vehicle – ORION, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.
Red Canyon is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses and a generous 401K retirement plan.

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